Operations Leadership Summit
Technology & IIoT
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How to Keep Your Gemba Walks Fresh
Nov. 22, 2023
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The Power of Intentional Encouragement
Nov. 14, 2023
Lessons in Lean Leadership: The Breakthrough Tennis Ball Challenge
Nov. 9, 2023
Want Better Results? Focus on Creating Happiness
Oct. 30, 2023
Better Continuous Improvement Through GAPS: Go See, Ask, Pause, Study
Oct. 17, 2023
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Doing Other People's Jobs: The Ball and Chain Holding Manufacturing Leaders Back
Sept. 4, 2023
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From Gridiron to Boardroom: Football Teaches Leadership
Aug. 29, 2023
Watching from the sidelines as my kids play, I’m struck by the business lessons.
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Engineering Metrics Need Human Context
Aug. 23, 2023
Numbers can only tell you so much.
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Recruiting / Retention
Manufacturing Is Losing the Race to Recruit, Advance Women
Aug. 10, 2023
CEOs consistently say that finding ways to bridge the talent gap is their greatest concern, but they aren’t seriously tackling the problem.
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What Should I Be Observing When I Walk the Shop Floor?
July 27, 2023
Identifying opportunities in safety, sustaining 5s and quality should be part of leaders' daily routine.
Less Doing and More Learning: The Art of Unburdened Leadership
July 17, 2023
A look at three of the most impactful ways to empower your team to take ownership.
Ebooks & Digital Editions
eBook: Generation Now Leadership
Aug. 28, 2023
Manufacturing's young talent steps forward in this talent management guide from IndustryWeek.
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May 24, 2023
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Feb. 5, 2021
What Does It Take to Get from Startup to Growth? Risk Tolerance, Mentorship, Access
July 13, 2023
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Tackling Resistance with the People Principle of Change
July 5, 2023
Profiles in Leadership
PPG CEO: Keeping up with Aerospace Demand, Innovating Around Energy Use
July 5, 2023
Self-Confident Leadership Shines in Stressful Situations
June 29, 2023
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Can Manufacturers Provide Too Much Customer Value?
June 22, 2023
The practice of ‘gold-plating’ is problematic when it’s used as a cover for poorly controlled processes.
Respect for People—The Fundamental Lean Manufacturing Principle for Improving Operations
Aug. 17, 2023
Respect isn’t a nice-to-do practice to make employees feel better, it’s the critical component to engaging your workforce to tackle inefficiencies and drive continuous improvement...
Six Actions CEOs Should Never Take with Their Boards of Directors
June 20, 2023
It's a tough balancing act, but there are clear lines that everyone should respect.
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5 Tips for Growing as a Leader without Burning Out
June 13, 2023
The former president of Kraft Foods shares how to think holistically about your career.
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